Contrathion Injection 10 Amp

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Contrathion Injection contains Pralidoxime Methylsulphate | belongs to Cholinesterase reactivator

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    How it works

    Contrathion Injection 10 Amp works by blocking the effects of a certain specific chemical (acetylcholine) in the nervous system of the body.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Contrathion Injection 10 Amp

    • Blurred vision
    • Dizziness
    • Difficult or rapid breathing
    • Muscle stiffness or weakness
    • Pain at the injection site
    • Fast/irregular heart beat
    • Difficulty with speaking
    • Nausea and Vomiting rare

    Uses of Contrathion Injection 10 Amp

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Organophosphate Poisoning

      This medicine acts as an antidote to relieve symptoms such as diarrhea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, muscle weakness, etc. associated with organophosphate (insecticides, pesticides, etc.) poisoning.

    • Nerve agent Poisoning

      This medicine acts as an antidote to relieve symptoms such as muscle weakness, difficulty breathing, diarrhea, vomiting, etc. associated with nerve agent or nerve gas poisoning.

    • Anticholinesterase overdose

      This medicine is used to treat the adverse effects caused by an anticholinesterase overdose.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 5-20 minutes of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Contrathion Injection 10 Amp or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

    General Warnings
    • Kidney Disease

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with pre-existing kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • Poisoning with agents not having anticholinesterase activity

      This medicine is not effective in the treatment of poisoning caused by agents with no anticholinesterase activity.

    • Pesticides of carbamate class

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with intoxication by pesticides of the carbamate class since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Since this medicine is administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

    • Overdose

      Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Atropine

    General Instructions

    This medicine should be administered only by a qualified healthcare professional. Inform the doctor if the patient has a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all the patient's current medicines as well as medical conditions.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Contrathion Injection 10 Amp?

    Drowsiness, dizziness, vision disturbances, nausea, tachycardia, headache, hyperventilation, muscular weakness.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Contrathion Injection 10 Amp?

    Organophosphate poisoning: Adults: 1-2 gm IM/IV, max dose: 12 gm/24 hr + atropine 2 mg SC/IM repeated at intervals of 5-60 min. Children: 20-60 mg/kg. Anticholinesterase overdosage 1-2 gm IV followed by increments of 250 mg every 5 min.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Contrathion Injection 10 Amp. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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